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  • Welcome to Our Website

    Welcome To Westside Bible Church, Victoria, BC

    Thank you for visiting our website today.

    If this is your first visit, we've tried (and are still trying) to make as much information as possible available so you can get a good glimpse of what we are all about and like here at Westside. If you still have questions after checking out our site, please contact us and we'll do all we can to answer what you are wondering.

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    If you regularly and physically attend Westside Bible Church there are some areas of our church site (ie online church phone directory, certain photo galleries of children's events, etc) you cannot see until you create a website account and e-mail the office (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) requesting "attenders" access to the site.

  • Sunrise Service Invitation

    easter sunrise servicePlease join us at 6:00am on Sunday Morning at Esquimalt Lagoon for our sunrise service. We'll be near where the washroom facilities are at Lagoon Road and Ocean BlvdDue to a triathalon being run in the area, park to the right of the facilities (when facing the ocean).

    Come on out and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus!

  • Breakfast With A Missionary

    Partners_Petrus_Maryono.jpgMen's breakfast is cancelled on Saturday, April 18th so they can join with everyone else gathering at the church at 9:00am for breakfast with a missionary.

    Several years ago, a singing group, “The Visionaires”, visited Westside through our relationship with Partners International. That group was from the Evangelical Theological Seminary of Indonesia (ETSI). The leader of this ministry, Chris Marantika, also came to share of his vision to see a church planted in every community in Indonesia in one generation.
  • Work Produced by Faith

    Many people put their trust in good works to grease the rails with God, but works can never earn forgiveness for us.

    However, make no mistake! Good works are a key part of following Jesus and God's will for our life. The followers of Jesus living in Thessalonikka were models for all of us because their works were produced by faith.

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  • Sunday Service, April 13, 2008

    The recording of our morning service on April 13, 2008.

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  • A Testimony from Wendy G.

    Wendy G. shares how Jesus has been working in her life.

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  • A Testimony from Flora H.

    Flora H. shares a testimony of how Jesus is working in her life.

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  • Sunday Service, April 6, 2008

    The recording of most of our service on April 6 (some parts did not get recorded).
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  • Model Believers

    The followers of Jesus living in Thessalonika were models to Christians all over the world and are to us - especially when we need to regain our sense of assurance that God truly has saved us.

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  • Sunday Service, March 30, 2008

    The recording of our morning service on March 30.

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  • Sunday Service, March 16, 2008

    The audio recording of our morning service on March 16.

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  • The Burden of the Mature

    Becoming a Christian means you have been set free from unneccessary spiritual burdens, but at times a maturing follower of Jesus choses to take embrace those burdens back into their life. Listen to find out why anyone would do this.

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  • Sunday Service, March 9, 2008

    The audio recording of our morning service on March 9.

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  • Jesse McLaughlin Baptism

    The audio recording of Jesse McLaughlin being baptized.

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  • Mary's Carmel Corn

    Mary?s Carmel Corn

     

    Pop:           1 cup of raw popcorn kernels

     

     

    Combine:   1 cup butter

                      2 cups brown sugar

                      1/2 cup corn syrup

                      1tsp. salt

    In a heavy saucepan, heat and stir until boiling. boil with out stirring for 5 minutes.

    Stir in 1tsp. vanilla and ? tsp. baking soda.

     

    Toss well with popped corn until all pieces are coated. Spread on 2 large un-greased shallow baking pans 

     

    bake in 250? oven for 1 hour. Cool and break apart.

     

     

  • Mary's Shepherds Pie

    Mary?s Shepherds Pie

     

    Topping:

             Cook and mash about 1 and ? lbs of Potatoes.

             Add garlic to taste

             1cup cottage cheese (drained) or ? cup sour cream

     

    Base:

             Fry onions, and garlic add to previously fried 1lb. ground beef that has    been drained.

             Add 1tablespoon ketchup, 2tablespoons flour,

             ? cup beef broth, carrots, and peas. Cook until done. 

     

    Place in casserole and top with Potato Mixture. and place under broiler till topping is lightly browned.

     

    Note: You can use any veggies, celery, parsley etc and use different spices if you wish like Italian seasoning or oregano.

     

  • Angela's Rice and Black Bean Salad

    Rice and Black Bean Salad

     

    1/2 c. pearl barley uncooked

    1/2 c. brown rice uncooked

    1 can black beans, drained and rinsed

    1c. frozen or canned corn

    1 red pepper, seeded and diced

    1/2.c green onions, sliced

    1/4c. parsley, chopped finely

     

    Dressing:

    1/3c. red wine vinegar

    1/3 c. olive oil

    1 clove garlic, pressed

    1 tsp. chilli powder

    1/2 tsp. salt

    1/4 tsp. black pepper

    1/4 tsp. chilli flakes

     

    Cook barley and rice (cook with 2c. water for 45 minutes).

    Let cool completely.

    In a serving bowl combine barley, rice, thawed corn, black beans, green onions, red pepper, and parsley.

    In a separate small bowl whisk together all dressing ingredients. Pour over salad 1 hour before serving. Stir again before serving. Enjoy!

     

     

  • Welcome to Our Media Gallery

    Welcome to our Media Gallery - almost!

    For certain privacy reasons - and common sense caution due to certain elements using "bots" to harvest pictures from the web - Westside's photo galleries are only available for viewing by people who are logged in under the profile they have registered on the site.

    Don't have a user profile? You can easily set one up by clicking here. After that the actual photo gallery and a number of advanced features of our site will be available for you to use.

  • Sweetened Condensed Milk

    Ingredients:

    1 cup skim milk powder

    2/3 cup white sugar

    3tablespoons butter

    1/4 cup boiling water

    Method:

    Put powdered milk in a saucepan with sugar and butter.  Pour boiling water into pan and stir to disolve sugar and milk.  Bring to a boil while stirring.  Remove from heat and let cool.  Use in all recipes that call for 1 can of eagle brand sweetened condensed milk.

  • Mary's Lentil Salad

    Cook 1 cup lentils in 4 cups of water, 1 and 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1 bay leaf.  Drain and chill.

    Add: 1 cup of each diced green and red peppers, diced tomatoes, 5oz. of havarti cheese (diced small) 1 tbsp. of tyme or oregano.

    Dressing: 1/4 cup of olive oil, 2tbsp. wine vinegar or lemon juice, finely minced clove of garlic.

    Mix all together and chill to allow flavours to penetrate. 

    Mary brought this to one of our church pot luck luncheons, and it was terrrific!